Berlin

“Capital city famous for its multi-culture, vibrant nightlife, plenty cafés, street art, historic museums and places of cultural interest. Berlin’s heritage is contributed by a series of tumultuous events resulting in its many distinctive neighbourhoods, each offering its unique charm.”

Off the beaten path guide to

Berlin

Places to See

Holocaust Memorial, Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag

10:00 to 19:00
🏛️
€-€€
Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
Historical sights within a walkable distance
https://www.stiftung-denkmal.de/category/aktuelles/?httpstatus=404

Hohenschönhausen Memorial

09:00 to 18:00
🪦
Genslerstraße 66, 13055 berlin
Former Stasi prison and memorial to DDR oppression
http://stiftung-hsh.de/service-2/guided-tours/

Tropical Island

08:00 to 21:00
🏝
€€
Tropical Islands Allee 1, 15910 Krausnick, Germany
Water park with a tropical theme in an indoor setting
https://www.tropical-islands.de/

Mauerpark on Sundays

09:00 to 18:00
🎤
free
Bernauer Straße 63, 10435 Berlin
Sunday fleamarkets with international food trucks and karaoke
https://www.mauerpark.info/?lang=en

Berliner Unterwelten

10:30 to 18:00
🚇
€-€€
Brunnenstr. 105, 13355 Berlin, German
Visit an underground bunker in Berlin
http://berliner-unterwelten.de/home.1.1.html

Topography of Terror

10:00 to 20:00
📰
€-€€
Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin, Germany
Outdoor exhibit and museum illustrating images of the German holocaust history
https://www.topographie.de/en/topography-of-terror/

Teufelsberg

10:00 to 17:00
🏞️
€-€€
Teufelsseechaussee 10, 14193 Berlin, Germany
Abandoned NSA station on a madmade hill outside of Berlin
https://www.teufelsberg-berlin.de/

Places to Eat

Standard Pizza

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Templiner Str. 7, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Hipster pizzeria serving juicy pizzas fresh straight out of the oven

Chen Che

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Rosenthaler Str. 13, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Vietnamese restaurant with great interiors serving food and tea

Al Dente

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Greifswalder Str. 29, 10405 Berlin, Germany
Italian restaurant in Prenzlauer Berg serving fresh handmade pasta

Massai Restaurant

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Lychener Str. 12, 10437 Berlin, Germany
Elegant restaurant offering a unique African dining experience

Villa di Wow

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Ohlauer Str. 30, 10999 Berlin, Germany
Pizza shack serving large slices of margarita, vegan and salami varieties

Doyum Restaurant

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Admiralstraße 36-37, 10999 Berlin, Germany
Authentic Turkish restaurant serving delicious food

3 Schwestern

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Mariannenpl. 2, 10997 Berlin, Germany
German restaurant with an artistic vibe and friendly service

Big Sur

Permanently closed
€-€€
Graefestraße 11, 10967 Berlin, Germany
Gourmet burger and fries restaurant offering a friendly American vibe

Joseph Roth Diele

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Potsdamer Straße 75, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Cozy German restaurant serving food that takes you back in time

Matreshka

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Boxhagener Str. 60, 10245 Berlin, Germany
Authentic Russian restaurant serving tasty dishes with fair prices

Pizzeria Fratelli La Bionda

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Bergmannstraße 31, 10961 Berlin, Germany
Authentic Italian pizzeria serving fresh pizzas with wine

Wirtshaus zum Mitterhofer

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Fichtestraße 1, 10967 Berlin, Germany
Austrian Tirol influenced restaurant known for schnitzel

Da Jia Le

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Goebenstraße 23, 10783 Berlin, Germany
Authentic Chinese restaurant in Schöneberg serving peking duck

Aunt Benny

Permanently closed
€-€€
Oderstrasse 7 10247 Berlin Germany
Cafe offering nice coffee, good music and fresh cakes to order

Repke Spatzlerei

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Bleibtreustraße 46, 10623 Berlin, Germany
German restaurant serving known for its Spätzle and Maultaschen

Long March Canteen

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Wrangelstraße 20, 10997 Berlin, Germany
Chinese restaurant serving great dim-sum with tapas style

Horváth

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Paul-Lincke-Ufer 44a, 10999 Berlin, Germany
Exquisite restaurant offering an Austrian 7 course fine dining experience

Cafe Valentin

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Sanderstraße 13, 12047 Berlin, Germany
Swedish cafe serving tasty vegan dishes and smøreebrød

$ Nobelhart & Schmutzig

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Friedrichstraße 218, 10969 Berlin, Germany
10 course organic meal with seating around the kitchen

Kumple und Keule

10:00 to 22:00
€-€€
Eisenbahnstraße 42-43, 10997 Berlin, Germany
Meat lover’s paradise serving dry aged beef burgers with bacon

Places to Drink

Zum Starken August

16:00 to 23:00
€-€€
Schönhauser Allee 56, 10437 Berlin, Germany
Bar offering cabaret shows and karaoke with a cosy atmosphere

Eschenbräu

16:00 to 23:00
€-€€
Triftstraße 67, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Brewery serving fresh beers and pizza in an outdoor beer garden tavern

Vagabund Brauerei

16:00 to 23:00
€-€€
Antwerpener Str. 3, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Lively brewery serving craft beer in Wedding

Nopa

16:00 to 23:00
€-€€
Olivaer Pl. 15, 10707 Berlin, Germany
Exclusive sheesha lounge and cocktail bar offering a great atmosphere

Meltdown

16:00 to 23:00
€-€€
Meltdown Berlin, Urbanstraße 87, 10967 Berlin, Germany
eSports bar chain hosting hearthstone and super smash bros tournaments

Mano Café

16:00 to 23:00
€-€€
Skalitzer Str. 46A, 10997 Berlin, Germany
Cosy bar and cafe offering a homely atmosphere to catch up with friends

Mein Haus am See

16:00 to 23:00
€-€€
runnenstraße 197-198, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Quirky bar with a cozy atmosphere, live DJ sets and busy evenings

BrewDog

10:00 to 02:00
🍺
€€- €€€
Ackerstr. 29, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Less-crowdediInternational chain of craft beer bars offering a wide selection of beers and pizza.

Fahrbar

12:00 to 24:00
🚋
€€
Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 98 – 100
Bar in a local tram; drinks on the wheels while cruising through the city

Bohnengold

18:00 to 07:00
€€
Reichenberger Str. 153, 10999 Berlin, Germany
Bar with Pinball tables with fun atmosphere in Kreuzberg

Süss War Gestern

14:00 to 06:00
🎵
€€
10 Richardstrasse, Berlin 12043
lounge and bar that turns into a nightclub with live music

Kumpelnest 3000 and Sameheads

19:00 to 06:00
Luetzowstr. 23, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Dive bars in Berlin offering beers at a good price

Eschschloraque Rümschrümp

16:00 to 23:00
€€
Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin, Mitte
Indoor bar with live music evenings and an outdoor patio

Mauerwinzer

16:00 to 23:00
🍷
€€- €€€
Wolliner Str. 20 | Berlin-Mitte Direkt Am Mauerstreifen, 10435 Berlin, Germany
Cosy wine bar offering a wide variety of wine and small snacks.

Neue Odessa

19:00 to 03:00
🥃
€€- €€€
Torstr. 89, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Smokers bar with tasteful interiors and a door policy

Würgeengel

19:00 to 04:00
💨
€€
Dresdener Strasse 122, 10999 Berlin
Classic smoking bar serving the tastiest cocktails in Kreuzberg.

Places to Network

Mindbox

08:00 to 20:00
Holzmarktstraße 6-9, 10179 Berlin
Regular events and meetups on transport industry topics like drones.

Hub:raum

08:00 to 20:00
Winterfeldtstraße 21, 10781 Berlin
Startup incubator hosting events related to entrepreneurial topics

The Energy Market Revolution

08:00 to 20:00
Torgauer Str. 12-15, 10829 Berlin
Regular meetups for discussing topics like Blockchain

GTEC Open Lectures

08:00 to 20:00
Friedrichstr. 68, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Education centre offering lectures and talks from industry experts

The Factory

08:00 to 20:00
Rheinsberger Str. 76/77, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Start-up events and panel discussions on various tech and non-tech issues

Places to Shop

MYKITA

👓
€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Ritterstraße 9, 10969 Berlin, 030 204566333
Contemporary eyewear and sunglasses store.

The green lung in Friedrichshain

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Niederbarnimstraße 13, 10247 Berlin, 030 36461433
Vape shop selling a healthier smoking alternative

Durst Express

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Lise-Meitner-Straße 45, 10589 Berlin, 0800 90540090
drinks delivery asap online Berlin

raubdruckerin

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Boddinstraße 9, 12053 Berlin
Graphic T shirt store with patterns made from sewer lids Berlin

Bubbly Berlin

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Propststraße 11, 10178 Berlin, 030 23919690
handmade design, fabric and art store Berlin

Kauf Dich Glüklich

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Rosenthaler Str. 17, 10119 Berlin, 030 28878817
Curated clothing store offering the best of many brands at a price

Paper and Tea

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Alte Schönhauser Str. 50, 10119 Berlin, 030 555798080
Tea store serving blends from the world and stationery products

Pfefferhaus

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Niederbarnimstraße 11, 10247 Berlin, 030 23532428
chilli shop for sauces, oils and seeds

Original Unverpackt

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Wiener Straße 16, 10999 Berlin
Sustainable plastic-free supermarket promoting BIO products

Goldhahn & Sampson

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Dunckerstraße 9, 10437 Berlin
Artisan food store offering exotic ingredients

Tink

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Gipsstraße 15, 10119 Berlin, 030 58849223
Online store for smart and connected home products

Very ugly plates

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Redecorated porcelain wall plates with humour Berlin

Paper Trophy

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Max-Beer-Straße 10, 10119 Berlin, 030 22192924
Paper origami wall decor pieces resembling animal heads DE

Dirty Roots

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Dubliner Str. 15, 13349 Berlin, Germany
Plant store focusing on rare materials like volcanic stone and great quality

Exotenherz

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Schwarzwaldstr. 80 66482 Zweibrücken Deutschland
Plant store specialising in indoor, tillandsien, cacti and bonsai plants

The Botanical Room

€€- €€€€
10:00 to 18:00
Manteuffelstraße 73, 10999 Berlin, 030 81868611
exotic plants & contemporary accessories

Luxury

Schiffskontor and Spreeboote

€€- €€€
09:00 to 16:00
Fischzug 21, Büro Am Speicher 7, Friedrichshain, 10245 Berlin | Zur Alten Flussbadeanstalt 5, 10317, Lichtenberg, Berlin
Rent a boat for the day and visit Berlin's lakes and river

Air Service Berlin

€€- €€€
10:00 to 18:00
Zimmerstr. 95-101, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Book a helicopter or hot air balloon ride over Berlin

Liquidrom

€€€€
09:00 to 12:00
Mockernstrasse 10, 10963 Berlin, Germany
Spa with saunas and a swimming pool with underwater music

Spindler & Klatt

€€- €€€
19:00 to 23:00
Koepenicker Str. 16-17 | 10997 Berlin Kreuzberg, 10997 Berlin, Germany
Classy bar and restaurant located by the Spree river

Crackers

€€€€
18:30 to 03:00
Friedrichstr. 158 | 10117 Berlin, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Dining restaurant in a nightclub with a hidden entrace

FACIL

€€€€
12:00 to 15:00 | 19:00 to 23:00
Potsdamer Str. 3 | Im The Mandala Hotel, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Gastronomic restaurant offering an intricate and modern 8-course meal

Käfer Dachgarten

€€€€
01:00 to 16:30 | 18:30 to 24:00
Platz der Republik 1 | In, 10557 Berlin, Germany
Experience fine dining at the Reichstag with views over Berlin

Hugos

€€€€
18:30 to 22:30
Budapester Str. 2, 10787 Berlin, Germany
Gourmet restaurant offering the delights of French Mediterranean cuisine with views

Tim Raue

€€€€
12:00 to 15:00 | 19:00 to 24:00
Rudi-Dutschke-Straße 26, 10969 Berlin
Top restaurant serving a variety of Asian plates with a European influence

Tausend

€€€€
18:30 to 22:30
Schiffbauerdamm 11, 10117 Berlin
Contemporary restaurant serving a fusion of Peruvian and Japanese kitchen

Watch Out

Almost everything is shut on Sundays

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Cash is more frequent than card

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Carry validated tickets when riding public transport

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Alex TV Tower

Better views from Panoramapunkt Café on Potsdamer Platz.
€-€€
10:00 to 18:00
Panoramastraße 1A, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Checkpoint Charlie

Tourist trap
€-€€
10:00 to 18:00
Friedrichstraße 43-45, 10117 Berlin, Germany